Absurdly Addictive Asparagus & a Special Guest with Vintage A&M

March 17, 2016

Asparagus season! It's nearly here. And six years ago, Amanda and Merrill—and special guest Amateur Gourmet, née Adam Roberts—were fêting it with the truly absurdly-addictive Absurdly Addictive Asparagus (a recipe by kaykay).

But wait, there's more! Find out what Merrill might do should she encounter an imperfectly brunoised cube of pancetta (get up and leave), hear about Amanda's old office (she wore a headset!), and learn the Julia Child-approved way of perfecting your pan-flip.

And then make...

Have you ever made this absurdly addictive spring recipe? Tell us in the comments below!

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A New Way to Dinner, co-authored by Food52's founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, is an indispensable playbook for stress-free meal-planning (hint: cook foundational dishes on the weekend and mix and match ‘em through the week).

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Galapagos March 23, 2016
It is addictive!
sexyLAMBCHOPx March 17, 2016
Such a good recipe.